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Madison's Settlement House

Images of Madison's only settlement house, Neighborhood House, from 1916 until the 1960.

An Inventive and Imaginative Photographer

Learn about H.H. Bennett, the 19th-century photographer of Wisconsin Dells landscapes.

A Visual Biography, 1908-1957

Learn about the four years Senator Joseph McCarthy held the nation in his grasp with his anti-Communist rhetoric.

View these images of cranberry harvesting in Wisconsin.

View a pictorial review of the Wisconsin State Fair from 1851 when it began.

Explore photographs of farm life in 20th-century Wisconsin.

Read about Earth Day's founder, Gaylord Nelson, a Wisconsin senator and early environmentalist.

Lee una breva historia de Lucha por la Justicia para los Trabajadores Agrícolas.

The Many Varied Photographs

Read about the diverse career of photographer Harold Gauer, who is perhaps best known for his humorous photographs.

Snapshots of Daily Life

Study this collection of family photos and see a natural, simple view of everyday life in early 20th-century Randolph, Wisconsin.

Browse a gallery of cigarette advertising trade cards from the 1870s to 1940s.

Milwaukee's First Photojournalist

Read about the life and career of photojournalist John Robert Taylor, who captured the spirit of Milwaukee through photographs in the early 20th century.

Learn about the history of Christmas cards and their various uses during World War I and II, and in postwar America.

A Hand-Book for the Homeseeker

Read about the dream of successful farming in northern Wisconsin in 1895.

The Extinction of a Species

Read about how the species of passenger pigeons became extinct. Follow links to short essays on the topic and view a collection of images.

View images produced by the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party, while they were challenging a white, supremacist delegation.

Doctor and Amateur Photographer

Discover the career of amateur photographer and doctor Edward Bass who surprised people with his near-overnight success and natural talent.

The Photographs of Harold Hone

This article describes the careers of Harold Hone and Frank Utpatel in relation to the W.P.A.

Harry Ellsworth Cole

Cole's photographs show scenic views of the Dells and Devil's Lake area as well as geological features throughout Sauk County.

The Lloyd Jones Family Album

Read about the career of The Capital Times founder Richard Lloyd Jones and browse through photographs he and his wife took while living in Madison.
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